Protein Name prolactin
Organism Mus musculus
Gene ID 19109
Gene Symbol

Prl

UniProt Q9CPQ2 (Q9CPQ2_MOUSE), Q3TT66 (Q3TT66_MOUSE)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 269
Total Number of Articles : 370
Description

prolactin

Gene Summary

Predicted to enable hormone activity and prolactin receptor binding activity. Acts upstream of or within several processes, including mammary gland development; maternal behavior; and positive regulation of receptor signaling pathway via JAK-STAT. Located in secretory granule. Is expressed in hippocampus; pituitary gland; placenta; and trophoblast giant cell. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in carotid artery disease. Orthologous to human PRL (prolactin). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

synonyms
  • prolactin
  • growth hormone a1
  • Gha1
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Properties